MEMBER: Natalie Cowling


EXPERTISE: Journalism/Front-end Development/Media and Marketing


AREA: Lübeck (Germany) / Johannesburg (South Africa)






From a young age, Natalie’s life has revolved around music. She is a multi-instrumentalist and has played, toured and collaborated with various musicians, bands and orchestras. She obtained a Bachelor of Music Degree with Honours in 2014, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education in 2017 and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 2020 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Natalie utilises her skills obtained in her music degree to promote both local and international bands. She has formed part of the Johannesburg metal scene since 2006 and listens to various genres of metal but is a major fan of folk metal, symphonic death metal, industrial metal and doom metal. She has recently formed a folk metal band called Pillar of Arcanum and has relocated to live and work in Germany.


Favourite International Bands: Children of Bodom, Gojira, Rammstein, Amon Amarth, Lamb of God, The Hu, Jinjer, Insomnium, Trees of Eternity, Swallow the Sun, SepticFlesh, Russkaja, Deathstars, Lost Society,  Alase, Dirty Shirt, Slipknot, Dimmu Borgir, Amorphis, Korpiklaani, Ensiferum, Wintersun.


Favourite Local Bands: Sunken State, Deadline, Vulvodynia, Norbormide(Mozambique)

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